speech and language teaching concepts for The Biggest Snowman Ever in speech therapy

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/sn/
/kl/
/z/

Themes:

winter
snowman
helping others
teamwork

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Elementary

The Biggest Snowman Ever

By Steven Kroll

Kids will adore this sequel to the New York Times bestseller The Biggest Pumpkin Ever! When the mayor of Mouseville announces the town snowman contest, Clayton and Desmond claim that they will each make the biggest snowman ever. But building a huge snowman alone is hard! They work and work, but their snowmen just aren't big enough. Soon they have an idea. As the day of the contest approaches, Clayton and Desmond join forces to build the biggest snowman ever.

This charming winter book can be used in speech therapy to address social/emotional issues like teamwork and helping others. It is also great for targeting adjectives and problem solving. Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using The Biggest Snowman Ever in speech therapy below: 

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

complete episode

Narrative Concepts:

problem solving
character analysis
social/emotional
adjectives

Vocabulary:

biggest, contest, wheelbarrow, rolled, etc.

Character Analysis:

Friends learn to work together.

Social/Emotional:

helping others
teamwork

Grammar:

adjectives

Problem Solving:

How will the mice make the biggest snowman ever?

If you are interested in seeing other winter books to use in therapy, then check out the Narrative Teaching Points Book List for a printable copy.